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Another confirmed COVID case in BCHS community

Filed in Archive, BCHS, District, District News by on November 15, 2020

The Albany County Department of Health confirmed today, Sunday, Nov. 15, that a member of the BCHS community has tested positive for COVID-19. 

This individual is a student who has been in remote learning since the start of the school year and has not been in the school building. The health department has indicated there are no additional steps required for the district at this time regarding contact tracing.

There have been 13 confirmed cases of COVID-19 districtwide since the start of the school year; 11 have been linked to the high school and two were confirmed this week at Slingerlands Elementary School. A message sent earlier this afternoon to all staff had the total number of cases listed incorrectly, at 12.

All schools, including the high school and Slingerlands, remain open for in-person instruction.

As a reminder, Monday, November 16 is an “A” day for students in grades 7-12.